Your Oral Health and Chewing Gum

You may already know that there are quite a few things you should do if you’d like to enjoy a healthy smile. For example, you may know that you should be careful with sugary foods. You may think gum something you should avoid, but did you know that chewing gum... Read more »

How We Treat Periodontal Disease

At Huthwaite & Huthwaite, D.M.D., PC, we use many different techniques to treat periodontal disease. Treatment may vary with the severity of the infection, but control and reversal (where possible) are the goals of any treatment. Treatments may include deep cleaning, scaling and root planning, laser treatment, medications, bone/tissue grafts,... Read more »

A Tooth with a Large, Old Filling Might Need a New Crown

If you’ve had a large cavity repaired by a large filling, it was intended to last for many years. Yet, no filling can last forever and large fillings are more likely to have an issue with the passage of time. This is even more likely to befall you if you’ve... Read more »

Time Versus Your Teeth

Do you ever wonder about the effects that time has on your teeth? Unfortunately, as with every other part of our body, our teeth can wear out over time. However, there are plenty of methods and oral health treatments you can employ to ensure your teeth will remain strong and... Read more »

Is Cosmetic Dentistry For You?

Cosmetic dentistry is quickly becoming one of the most popular ways for people to improve their appearance. There are lots of options to improving a person’s smile that cosmetic dentistry offers. If you’re looking to reshape your gum line to fill in spaces, have a teeth whitening treatment, or looking... Read more »

A Temporary Crown Is Meant to Be a Protective Measure

A dental crown restoration performed at Huthwaite & Huthwaite, D.M.D., PC typically includes two distinct phases. The first step involves preparing the tooth by removing the tooth enamel layer. This creates an abutment that will later anchor the crown. Dr. Lance W. Huthwaite will then secure a hard, plastic cap,... Read more »

Want to Treat Your Periodontal Disease? Scaling and Root Planing is a Great Option

We all know that a lack of brushing and flossing on a daily basis can lead to cavities. In some cases, the lack of care can eventually cause the need for a person to have dentures. There are also a few other conditions that are not as widely discussed. One... Read more »

A Custom Partial Can Replace the Function of Your Multiple Missing Teeth

Untreated tooth decay can cause a myriad of problems with the function of your mouth. If you would like to restore your ability to chew food without the use of invasive dental work, your dentist, Dr. Lance W. Huthwaite, might recommend custom fitting you for a removable partial denture. This... Read more »

Zoom! Whitening: The Fast Route to Whiter Teeth

If you want to quickly and successfully whiten your smile, then our dental team encourages you to consider Zoom! Whitening. This treatment is a successful and efficient way of brightening your stained teeth. It can also be performed in just one dental appointment. When you come into our office for the... Read more »

How to Stop Bruxism (Teeth Grinding) from Harming Your Smile

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a habit that many people don’t know they have. This is because the teeth grinding generally occurs at night. Many find out that they have teeth-grinding problems because they wake up with a dull headache or a sore jaw. Their spouses or partners... Read more »